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  • University of California Irvine School of Medicine
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • Irvine
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Negatively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

4 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At another location

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"so why do you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"why medicine? (isn't that the same question?)" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"why don't you work for the UN or UNICEF if you really want to help children?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"why don't you go into another field that would more globally help people?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"SDN, had previous interviews" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"the students were all great, the campus was pretty cool and everyone was enthusiastic and had good things to say" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"my faculty interviewer was horrible. he kept asking me about my motivations to be a doctor, cut me off when answering, and only lasted 30 minutes when it took me 45 minutes to drive there from campus" Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"that there would be so much traffic to my interview" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"everything was great except my faculty interviewer really turned me off to the school. i asked what the strength was of the school and he said "well.. it's not a top tier school, third tier in my opinion, is not the best and never will be"... he should not be interviewing anymore" Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

7 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

2-3 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

< $100

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/04/2006

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

5 out of 10

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